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Expansion of Driefontein WWTW forging ahead

Plans to increase plant capacity by 50 Mℓ/day Excellent progress is being made with the construction of the first of two 25 Mℓ/day modules which form part of the expansion of the Driefontein Waste Water Treatment Works in Johannesburg. The project,...

Water testing priority

Many of South Africa’s natural water sources have been adversely affected by some human influence. Whether contamination from domestic waste, commercial ventures, industry and/or agricultural practices, all manner of pollutants are entering...

Upgrade for stressed Sebokeng works

Plant capacity being doubled Work is proceeding apace on an extension to the overloaded Sebokeng wastewater treatment works, which currently services a population of about 700 000 people in southern Gauteng near the industrial area of...

Unlocking the potential of anaerobic digestion

It is widely accepted that while anaerobic digestion is a proven, highly effective treatment system, upsets in performance remain common. A correctly run digester will efficiently convert up to 95% of organic material into a low-odour stabilised...